Teacher Feature #5

Teacher in Progress

Name: Emilie-May Hubbard Nationality: British and French  How long have you been teaching?  I’ve been transmitting the love I have for English language and British culture for 19 years now. I started teaching children when I was a young student. Our sessions were mainly based on having fun, discovering genuinely English traditions and cultural features. I […]

May 17, 2013

Teacher Feature #3

Teacher in Progress

Name: Cynthia T. Luna Nationality: Swiss, American, Trinidadian  How long have you been teaching?  I started teaching formally in September 2012. Once started, I realized that I have been teaching in one way or another all my life. What are you teaching? I teach mainly Business English to young international undergraduates from all over the […]

March 15, 2013

Teacher Feature #2

Teacher in Progress

Name: Stephanie Thomas Nationality: French-American How long have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching in France since 1996, though not always to the same public. What are you teaching? EFL/ESL I’m teaching EFL to middle school students. Having done both, I have to say I’ve always been a bit dubious about the EFL/ESL distinction.  English […]

February 21, 2013

2. EFL Series: Vocab Rehab

Teacher in Progress

Poor vocabulary and lack of motivation to read the written word are some of the principal causes for slow progress in oral and written comprehension in English.  This is the case for most levels and all ages.  Teachers are constantly trying to devise new ways or to create beneficial lessons that enrich vocabulary, while captivating […]

February 24, 2012

Blue Angel Literally

Book Reviews

Saturday’s book club meeting went very well.  We always seem to have thorough, interesting discussions when the book is bad.  Ok, maybe bad is a bit strong – uninteresting.  That sounds better. This novel is set in a fictitious secondary ivy league school(nobody’s first choice).  It’s small,  extremely expensive and the main character is a […]

March 1, 2010